Mendoza to Miss Next Start for Royals

4 years 1 month 4 days ago September 18, 2012 Sep 18, 2012 Tuesday, September 18 2012 Tuesday, September 18, 2012 6:16:00 PM CDT in Baseball
Source: AP
By: Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City right-hander Luis Mendoza has strep throat and will miss his next start, Wednesday against the AL Central-leading Chicago White Sox.

Royals manager Ned Yost said Mendoza came in Tuesday with strep throat and was sent to the doctor. Mendoza is 7-9 with a 4.50 ERA this season.

The Royals' revamped rotation has left-hander Bruce Chen starting Wednesday and right-hander Jeremy Guthrie on Thursday. With the Royals off Monday, the two will be moved up a day and working with their normal four days' rest between starts.


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